In my extension I need to write a temporary .csv file but (it's my first extension) I'm not able to get the configured "Temporary Files Directory" value. How can I do it? Thanks


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You can get any settings values from the API and, you can see how, exploring the API through http://yoursite.site/civicrm/api URL.

To answer your question you can follow this screenshot:

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  • It's not clear for me (I'm a beginner in extensions) how to get the PHP code from your image.
    – marcello
    Apr 21, 2016 at 8:54
  • You can generate this PHP code going to the civicrm/api URL on your site. Apr 21, 2016 at 9:11

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